Dr. Turbyville Talks Alpha-Gal Allergies on KY Afield

Dr. Turbyville appeared on Kentucky Afield to talk about the Alpha-Gal allergy that is caused by ticks. While this allergy was first reported in 2008, it has likely been around longer. Those who have an alpha-gal allergy tend to have a delayed allergic reaction that occurs a few hours after beef, pork, or venison meat is eaten. For most, it is not a life long allergy, watch the clip below to learn more: